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Arsenal's players to return to light training sessions: Details here

26 Apr 2020

Arsenal's players to return to light training sessions: Details here

Arsenal players will be allowed to return to their London Colney training ground next week.

2020 Triumph Rocket 3 to debut in India on December-5

25 Nov 2019

2020 Triumph Rocket 3 to debut in India on December-5

Triumph Motorcycles is all set to unveil the 2020 edition of its flagship motorcycle, the Rocket 3, in India.

Iran releases 9 of 12 Indians captured from detained ship

26 Jul 2019

Iran releases 9 of 12 Indians captured from detained ship

Iran has released nine out of 12 Indian sailors aboard UAE vessel, MT Riah, who were detained in the first week of July. Iranian authorities seized the UAE ship allegedly for smuggling Iranian fuel.

#GamingBytes: Fortnite's PC requirements undergo change; Here's what Season-10 brings

24 Jun 2019

#GamingBytes: Fortnite's PC requirements undergo change; Here's what Season-10 brings

Ahead of its upcoming season 10, Fortnite has made some changes to its basic playing requirements.

Prince Harry's comment on 'Fortnite' rekindles the gaming-addiction debate

21 Jun 2019

Prince Harry's comment on 'Fortnite' rekindles the gaming-addiction debate

The popular Battle Royale game Fortnite is usually in the news for good reasons like its interesting crossovers.

Here's when Andy Murray is returning to competitive tennis

05 Jun 2019

Here's when Andy Murray is returning to competitive tennis

British tennis sensation Andy Murray has confirmed that he would be returning to professional and competitive tennis this month.

Here's a list of Ranveer Singh's most expensive possessions

17 May 2019

Here's a list of Ranveer Singh's most expensive possessions

Ranveer Singh has become one of the most bankable actors in Bollywood, having delivered back-to-back hits, Padmaavat, Simmba and Gully Boy.

#RoyalBaby: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle blessed with baby boy

06 May 2019

#RoyalBaby: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle blessed with baby boy

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have welcomed their first child into the world on Monday.

Trump, Libyan-warlord Haftar talk on phone, "discuss ongoing counter-terrorism efforts"

20 Apr 2019

Trump, Libyan-warlord Haftar talk on phone, "discuss ongoing counter-terrorism efforts"

US President Donald Trump spoke this week with Khalifa Haftar, the Libyan warlord fighting to capture the capital Tripoli, the White House said yesterday.

68 artworks owned by billionaire Nirav Modi up for auction

26 Mar 2019

68 artworks owned by billionaire Nirav Modi up for auction

68 artworks, owned by fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi, which are at display for preview in Mumbai's JK Banquet, are set to go on auction today.

Indonesia: British woman jailed for slapping immigration official

06 Feb 2019

Indonesia: British woman jailed for slapping immigration official

On Wednesday, an Indonesian court sentenced a British woman to six months in prison for slapping an immigration officer in the face after an argument over a fine for overstaying.

UK lawmakers prepare to deliver verdict on EU divorce deal

15 Jan 2019

UK lawmakers prepare to deliver verdict on EU divorce deal

British lawmakers are preparing to deliver their verdict on Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union today after more than two years of political upheaval.

Shahid Afridi blocked my return to Pak Team: Salman Butt

02 Jan 2019

Shahid Afridi blocked my return to Pak Team: Salman Butt

Tainted Pakistani cricketer Salman Butt has claimed that former skipper Shahid Afridi blocked his return to the national team for the 2016 World T20.

UK-court jails neo-Nazi couple, who named their child after Hitler

19 Dec 2018

UK-court jails neo-Nazi couple, who named their child after Hitler

A British court sentenced a neo-Nazi couple to prison on Tuesday. The couple had named their newborn baby after German dictator Adolf Hitler and the court described the intentions of the group, they were part of, as dangerous.

British PM May comes under fire over EU exit deal

27 Nov 2018

British PM May comes under fire over EU exit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced parliamentary fury yesterday as she set off on the tricky task of convincing mutinous lawmakers to back her divorce deal with the European Union (EU).

Idris Elba is People magazine's 'Sexiest Man Alive' in 2018

06 Nov 2018

Idris Elba is People magazine's 'Sexiest Man Alive' in 2018

Idris Elba is best known for portraying Heimdall in 'Thor' movies. The British actor was also rumored to be the next Bond, signaling the first black Bond in the franchise's history.

UK Govt distances itself from pro-Khalistan-rally that triggered diplomatic tensions

19 Aug 2018

UK Govt distances itself from pro-Khalistan-rally that triggered diplomatic tensions

The UK Government has distanced itself from the issue of a pro-Khalistan rally organized by Sikh separatist groups at London's Trafalgar Square.

Ex-wife Jemima congratulates Imran Khan, reminds him of "challenge"

26 Jul 2018

Ex-wife Jemima congratulates Imran Khan, reminds him of "challenge"

Wishes have been pouring in for PTI Chief Imran Khan from around the world, as he looks set to become Pakistan's next prime minister.

2018 French Open: Major upsets on Day 1

28 May 2018

2018 French Open: Major upsets on Day 1

The second Grand Slam of the year, the French Open got underway on Sunday.

Mumbai-Pune journey through the hyperloop? Might be possible soon!

15 May 2018

Mumbai-Pune journey through the hyperloop? Might be possible soon!

If British billionaire Richard Branson had his way, Indians would soon be making a Mumbai-Pune journey in sci-fi mode: through a high-speed hyperloop.

Cambridge Analytica shuts down operations after Facebook scandal

03 May 2018

Cambridge Analytica shuts down operations after Facebook scandal

Cambridge Analytica, the political research firm accused of using personal information of 87 million Facebook users without consent to manipulate voters ahead of the 2016 US Presidential elections, is shutting down.

UK historian wants 1857 revolt soldier's skull buried in India

15 Apr 2018

UK historian wants 1857 revolt soldier's skull buried in India

A British historian wants the skull of an Indian soldier who was among those executed after the revolt of 1857 against the East India Company to be repatriated to India and buried where he participated in his last battle.

Tennis star Martina Navratilova says BBC paid McEnroe '10-times more'

19 Mar 2018

Tennis star Martina Navratilova says BBC paid McEnroe '10-times more'

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has accused BBC of a shocking pay discrimination wherein her fellow Wimbledon pundit John McEnroe was paid at least '10 times more' than her for the expert analysis.

What did Stephen Hawking think of India and Indians?

14 Mar 2018

What did Stephen Hawking think of India and Indians?

Stephen Hawking, the celebrated British physicist-cosmologist, who died today (14 March) aged 76, visited India twice: for the first time in 1959 and then again in January 2001.

Padmavati gets U/A certificate from censor board, may change title

30 Dec 2017

Padmavati gets U/A certificate from censor board, may change title

Despite furious protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus, Padmavati, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has granted a U/A (parental guidance) certificate to the film.

Indians to benefit after UK extends student visa pilot

19 Dec 2017

Indians to benefit after UK extends student visa pilot

The British government has extended a pilot scheme introduced in 2016 allowing Indian and other non-EU students studying at four British universities to stay back find employment after their course ends.

Brexit: May government loses key vote after Tory rebellion

14 Dec 2017

Brexit: May government loses key vote after Tory rebellion

The Brexit took an unexpected turn after Britain's Theresa May government faced a surprise defeat in a Parliamentary vote on the EU Withdrawal Bill.

British embassy in Jordan appoints ex-rescue cat as 'chief mouser'

22 Nov 2017

British embassy in Jordan appoints ex-rescue cat as 'chief mouser'

The British embassy in Jordan has recently appointed 'Lawrence of Abdoun,' a fluffy black-and-white tom, as its chief mouser.

Lewis Hamilton dodged taxes on private jet : Paradise papers

07 Nov 2017

Lewis Hamilton dodged taxes on private jet : Paradise papers

Lewis Hamilton's name has appeared in the massive "Paradise Papers" leak which revealed that the Formula 1 champion dodged tax on his 16.5 million luxury jet.

Manhattan truck attacker was my Uber driver: British tourist recalls

03 Nov 2017

Manhattan truck attacker was my Uber driver: British tourist recalls

A British tourist has expressed shock at discovering that the Uber driver who drove him to his hotel during a trip to the US last week turned out to be suspected Manhattan truck attacker Sayfullo Saipov.

Delhi: British national arrested over sexual abuse of blind children

05 Sep 2017

Delhi: British national arrested over sexual abuse of blind children

A British national has been arrested in Delhi over alleged sexual abuse of blind children at a house for visually-impaired persons in RK Puram.

GoT: Who will sit on the 'Iron Throne'?

28 Aug 2017

GoT: Who will sit on the 'Iron Throne'?

With the finale of GoT's Season 7 upon us, many have been wondering- who will rule the seven kingdoms?

Actor George Clooney's tequila business sold for $1bn

22 Jun 2017

Actor George Clooney's tequila business sold for $1bn

Hollywood star George Clooney now has another reason to celebrate as his tequila company Casamigos was sold to British drinks giant Diageo in a whopping $1bn-worth deal.

Cairn Energy asked to cough up Rs.10,247 crore in taxes

20 Jun 2017

Cairn Energy asked to cough up Rs.10,247 crore in taxes

The country's income tax authorities have ordered action against the British oil giant Cairn Energy to help recover a whopping Rs. 10,247 crore of retrospective tax.

Mumbai- Indian railways to run AC coaches on Suburban Railway

05 Jun 2017

Mumbai- Indian railways to run AC coaches on Suburban Railway

The Indian Railways will run AC coaches on western line of Mumbai Suburban Railway. It will start by September 2017.

Laptop ban: US may ban laptops on all flights

29 May 2017

Laptop ban: US may ban laptops on all flights

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said that the US is considering imposing a blanket ban on carrying laptops in the cabins of all fights coming in and leaving from the US.

Trump calls US leaks about Manchester bombing "deeply troubling"

19 May 2017

Trump calls US leaks about Manchester bombing "deeply troubling"

US President Donald Trump said there would be an investigation into the "deeply troubling" leaks to the US media about the Manchester bombing.

Reports- UK police not sharing Manchester bombing information with US

25 May 2017

Reports- UK police not sharing Manchester bombing information with US

The BBC has reported that British police have stopped sharing information on the Manchester Arena bombing investigation with the US, following leaks to the media.

Sania Mirza promotes OnePlus on Twitter, gets trolled!

20 May 2017

Sania Mirza promotes OnePlus on Twitter, gets trolled!

Sania Mirza recently tweeted about OnePlus 3T to create buzz saying she's been using it for few months and totally loves it.

More time for regulators to probe Sky-21st Century Fox deal

22 Apr 2017

More time for regulators to probe Sky-21st Century Fox deal

The British government has extended the deadline for authorities to examine the proposed takeover of broadcaster Sky by 21st Century Fox, due to the upcoming general elections in June. Instead of May, they now have to submit a report by June 20.